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Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The memorial is huge and filled with the rise, crimes and downfall of the nazi regime. It is recommended that you spend at least 2-3 hours to see everything in the camp including 'The Bunker' (the camp prison), prisoner barracks and the crematorium. It was...More

Thank DumitraAndrei
Reviewed 4 days ago

This memorial is huge. You could spend hours there, taking it all in, and reflecting in the huge open spaces. We spent an hour with all of the children in tow. I was prepared not to show them anything and keep them on the outside...More

1  Thank Ruth b
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dachau was on my list of places to visit for a long long time. Being a History buff, I had read a lot about the Second World War, and the Holocaust. But nothing could have prepared me for the actual experience of walking through the...More

Thank suparnarahul
Reviewed 1 week ago

joined a half day tour to Dachau Camp Site, that is peaceful place currently but the background was terrible & miserable in the past day. first time to join WII camp site but recalled Phnom Penh memory that both was worth to visit but don't...More

Thank iamface
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are in Munich, this memorial is an absolute must. Free to enter with all information written in both German and English (the exact same content as the audio guide, I was informed at the info desk - save the €3!) you can easily...More

1  Thank CatrionaT21
Reviewed 1 week ago

Dachau ... the model for every other concentration camp built and operated by the NAZI's. Today it exists as a sanitized version of what it used to be. Originally Dachau was for political prisoners and then expanded for the extermination of Jews and many other...More

Thank Eagle525
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow. This place is intense. So, prepare yourself. It was crazy to be standing where so many people were so tragically treated. It is a very eye opening experience and a must see while visiting Munich and surrounding areas. I believe it is free to...More

1  Thank Manderinebug17
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

No need to contract a travel agency to take you to Dachau. One can easily get there by train and bus (google trips may be of help, if needed). Once in the concentration camp a lot of time will be dedicated to seeing images and...More

2  Thank Ingrid S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I think other reviews covered what an emotional and eye opening experience you will have visiting this memorial site. I wanted to write a few helpful tips for families wanting to visit this site with small children- we have a baby and a 3 year...More

Thank Guillermina G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The site is organised in a straightforward, open way. You can tour it for free yourself, and the information boards, audio guides and periodic film shows will give you a reasonably full impression of the camp's background and development. There is a good bookshop and...More

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CanNomad
2 September 2018|
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Response from joycervantes | Reviewed this property |
It’s open to any age actually. Just remind kids to be respectful and I really think that it’s important to educate our kids about history.
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23 July 2018|
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Response from Christie | Reviewed this property |
According to the Dachau website it is open daily 9-5
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16 July 2018|
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Response from Shannon N | Reviewed this property |
I agree with Jack H. There is a lot of walking with places to sit but worth every step.
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